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You need to be a US citizen to be a pilot in the USAF.
Age limits for pilot training and time requirements for citizenship may conflict.
That may be how the Navy does it, but that is not how the Air Force works.
Roughly 40% of pilot slots go to USAFA grads, each year. Another 40-ish percent go to AFROTC grads. The remainder are OTS slots.
Currently, USAFA gets about 500 pilot slots per year. Since not every cadet can pass a class 1 flight physical, ...
Talk to someone who knows about OTS selection. I'd recommend contacting someone in that area. There is probably some info at the OTS website.
It sounds like you have a pretty good chance for an appointment to USAFA or USNA.
Well, I don't know about your vision, but 6'1'' is NOT too tall to fly.
You should look into AFROTC for more information.
Do well in high school. Get good grades. Take the hardest classes. Be involved in athletic activities, and hold leadership positions.
During your junior year, apply for summer seminar.
During your senior year, apply for a nomination and apply to the academy.
More info at www.academyadmissions.com
This is not an AF specific forum, but most questions are about AF stuff.
I do not know the differences between USAF and USMC flight qualifications, selections, etc.
ROTC is a college program. There are several commissioning programs for each service. ROTC, the respective service academy (USAFA for AF, USNA for navy/marines), or ...
Color deficiency is not neccessarily a DQ for getting into the academy, but it usually is a DQ for a pilot slot.
If you meet the requirements at http://www.afrotc.com/, you should be good.
Without some sort of standardized academic test records, you may not be competitive for a scholarship. They need to have confidence in your academic abilities, based on a reliable basis for comparison.
Check at wantscheck.org in the medical section for UPT criteria.